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MY MACHINE STOPPED FROM DOING A LOAD OF LAUNDRY, THE MACHINE WAS DONE WITH NO LIGHTS ON. I HAD TO FORCE THE DOOR OPEN AND I THINK I BROKE THE CLOSING AND OPENING SWITCH. NEED TO KNOW HOW TO REPAIR. ALSO WHEN THE MACHINE COMPLETED ITS CYCLE SOMETHING CAUSED THE DOOR TO REMAIN LOCKED NEED TO KNOW WHAT WOULD CAUSE THIS AND HOW TO REPAIR THANK YOU GEORGE MY MACHINE IS A GHW9100LW

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You will need to order a new door latch assembly. It likely did not unlock due to water remaining in the tub. Remove bottom panel to check pump filter for obstructions. Door latch is accessed by removing the front part of the rubber door boot. There is a small spring at the bottom of it that keeps the clamp tight around it. Remov ethe outer clamp and fold the RH side back to expose the door latch assembly. You can download the service manual at teh link below if you would like.

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